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1 A GODLY WIFE: THE INFLUENCE OF A BEAUTIFUL LIFE (1 Peter 3:1-6)

2 A GODLY WIFE: THE INFLUENCE OF A BEAUTIFUL LIFE I. A BEAUTIFUL LIFE IS NOT ALWAYS AN EASY LIFE, 1 Pet. 2:18-25; Lk. 14:26-28 II. THE BEAUTIFUL LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN WIFE, Jn. 6:38 A. Duties A. Duties

3 Duties of the Wife Loves God above all, 1 Pet. 1:8; Matt. 22:37; 1 Sam. 1:10-11 Loves God above all, 1 Pet. 1:8; Matt. 22:37; 1 Sam. 1:10-11 Puts her husband above herself, 1 Pet. 3:1; Eph. 5:22; Gen. 2:18; Eph. 5:33; Prov. 9:13; 21:19 Puts her husband above herself, 1 Pet. 3:1; Eph. 5:22; Gen. 2:18; Eph. 5:33; Prov. 9:13; 21:19 Cares for her children, 1 Tim. 2:15; 5:14 Cares for her children, 1 Tim. 2:15; 5:14 Rules the household, 1 Tim. 5:15; Titus 2:5 Rules the household, 1 Tim. 5:15; Titus 2:5 Loves God above all, 1 Pet. 1:8; Matt. 22:37; 1 Sam. 1:10-11 Loves God above all, 1 Pet. 1:8; Matt. 22:37; 1 Sam. 1:10-11 Puts her husband above herself, 1 Pet. 3:1; Eph. 5:22; Gen. 2:18; Eph. 5:33; Prov. 9:13; 21:19 Puts her husband above herself, 1 Pet. 3:1; Eph. 5:22; Gen. 2:18; Eph. 5:33; Prov. 9:13; 21:19 Cares for her children, 1 Tim. 2:15; 5:14 Cares for her children, 1 Tim. 2:15; 5:14 Rules the household, 1 Tim. 5:15; Titus 2:5 Rules the household, 1 Tim. 5:15; Titus 2:5

4 A GODLY WIFE: THE INFLUENCE OF A BEAUTIFUL LIFE I. A BEAUTIFUL LIFE IS NOT ALWAYS AN EASY LIFE, 1 Pet. 2:18-25; Lk. 14:26-28 II. THE BEAUTIFUL LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN WIFE, Jn. 6:38 A. Duties A. Duties B. Behavior B. Behavior

5 Behavior of the Wife Chaste Chaste “1. exciting rever- ence, venerable, sac- red…. 2. pure.… a. pure from carnality, chaste, modest…. b. pure from every fault, immaculate” (Thayer, p. 8) Contrast past lives: 1 Pet. 4:3, lasciviousness "unbridled lust, excess, licentiousness, lascivious- ness (‘tending to excite lust,’ Webster), wanton- ness, outrageousness, shamelessness, insolence …. wanton (acts or) man- ners, as filthy words, in- decent bodily movements, unchaste handling of males and females, etc." (Thayer, pp. 79-80)

6 Behavior of the Wife Chaste Chaste “1. exciting rever- ence, venerable, sac- red…. 2. pure.… a. pure from carnality, chaste, modest…. b. pure from every fault, immaculate” (Thayer, p. 8) This will show itself in: choice of entertain- ment choice of entertain- ment speech speech dress dress This will show itself in: choice of entertain- ment choice of entertain- ment speech speech dress dress

7 DRESSDRESS Please contrast: “In like manner, that women adorn them- selves in modest apparel, with shame- fastness and sobri- ety; not with braided hair, and gold or pearls or costly raiment.” (1 Tim. 2:9) “And, behold, there met him a woman With the attire of a harlot, and wily of heart.” (Prov. 7:10)

8 Behavior of the Wife Chaste Chaste Fear, Eph. 5:33 Fear, Eph. 5:33 Kind, Titus 2:5; Prov. 31:26 Kind, Titus 2:5; Prov. 31:26 Fear, Eph. 5:33 Fear, Eph. 5:33 Kind, Titus 2:5; Prov. 31:26 Kind, Titus 2:5; Prov. 31:26 "1. fit for use, useful; virtuous, good. 2. manageable, i.e. mild, pleasant (opp. to harsh, hard, sharp, bitter)....of persons, kind, benevolent" (Thayer, p. 671) Lk. 6:35; Prov 19:22; 1 Pet. 3:5; Eph. 5:25 "1. fit for use, useful; virtuous, good. 2. manageable, i.e. mild, pleasant (opp. to harsh, hard, sharp, bitter)....of persons, kind, benevolent" (Thayer, p. 671) Lk. 6:35; Prov 19:22; 1 Pet. 3:5; Eph. 5:25

9 A GODLY WIFE: THE INFLUENCE OF A BEAUTIFUL LIFE I. A BEAUTIFUL LIFE IS NOT ALWAYS AN EASY LIFE, 1 Pet. 2:18-25; Lk. 14:26-28 II. THE BEAUTIFUL LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN WIFE, Jn. 6:38 A. Duties A. Duties B. Behavior B. Behavior III. PERSISTANCE, Jdgs. 16:16; Matt. 15:21-28; Lk. 18:1-5; Prov. 31:12; Phil. 2:12 IV. THE HEART OF THE FAITHFUL WIFE, Prov. 4:23 A. “Kept by the power of God through faith,” 1 Pet. A. “Kept by the power of God through faith,” 1 Pet. 1:5 1:5 A. “Kept by the power of God through faith,” 1 Pet. A. “Kept by the power of God through faith,” 1 Pet. 1:5 1:5 B. “Sober-minded,” Titus 2:5

10 Sober-mindedSober-minded “a. of sound mined, sane, in one’s senses…. b. curbing one’s desires and impulses, self-controlled, temperate…” (Thayer, p. 613) Soberness: “It is that habitual inner self- government, with its constant rein on all the passions and desires, which would hinder the temptation to this from arising, or at all events from arising in such strength as should overbear...checks and barriers…” (R.C. Trench, Synonyms of the New Testament, p. 72)

11 A GODLY WIFE: THE INFLUENCE OF A BEAUTIFUL LIFE I. A BEAUTIFUL LIFE IS NOT ALWAYS AN EASY LIFE, 1 Pet. 2:18-25; Lk. 14:26-28 II. THE BEAUTIFUL LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN WIFE, Jn. 6:38 A. Duties A. Duties B. Behavior B. Behavior III. PERSISTANCE, Jdgs. 16:16; Matt. 15:21-28; Lk. 18:1-5; Prov. 31:12; Phil. 2:12 IV. THE HEART OF THE FAITHFUL WIFE, Prov. 4:23 A. “Kept by the power of God through faith,” 1 Pet. A. “Kept by the power of God through faith,” 1 Pet. 1:5 1:5 A. “Kept by the power of God through faith,” 1 Pet. A. “Kept by the power of God through faith,” 1 Pet. 1:5 1:5 B. “Sober-minded,” Titus 2:5


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